Dr. Santiago Figuereo, MD

Dr. Santiago Figuereo, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o
(36)

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Dr. Santiago Figuereo, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.Read his story

Fibers Neurological Institute

2601 SW 37th Ave Ste 905

Miami, FL 33133
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Insurance Accepted

  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Careplus
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Preferred Care Partners

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Figuereo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Figuereo performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Figuereo performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Figuereo performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Figuereo performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Spinal Fusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Figuereo performs Spinal Fusion more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Figuereo performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Figuereo's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Movement Disorders
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurosurgical Procedures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Paracentesis
Parkinson's Disease
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Surgery
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Tumor
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

We are committed to offering our patients the most advanced, state-of-the-art neurosurgical procedures for disorders of the spine and brain. Santiago Figuereo, MD brings his unique expertise in minimally invasive neurosurgery procedures of the spi...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2004
    Pennsylvania State University / College of Medicine
    Undergraduate School
    2004
  • 2003
    Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2003
  • 1998
    Washington University School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    1998
  • 1997
    Graduate Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1997
  • 1989
    Republic University
    Medical School
    1989

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Figuereo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Figuereo

4.0

Based on 36 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
(24)
4 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(2)
3 Stars
2.7777777777777777%
(1)
2 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(3)
1 Star
16.666666666666668%
(6)

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I suffered 1 year of non stop back pain taking all types of drugs getting up at 3am from the pain went to all types of doctors took them the MRI all i heard was you need to strech more then a co worker told me how this Doctor save him from the same i was going through went to see him he look at the...Read More
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If today I can live as a normal person doing simple things like stand up, bend to pick up something, even walk and run is thanks Dr. Santiago Figuereo, had performed an excellent surgery on my L5 hernied disk, that nobody wanted to touch So I do recomend him to anybody that is suffering for...Read More
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I had two surgery's with Dr. Santiago Figuereo and both have been great, first my Neck in Aug. 1, 2016 and then my Lumber which was done in two parts Oct 1, 3, 2016 at Adventure Hospital and I was treated like a King. I have nothing but the best to say about Dr. Figuereo. Carlos Hernandez
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I am trying to be fair but my neck surgery which was done on March 07, 2016, at Aventura Hospital by Dr. S. Figueroa was a colossal failure. To add insult to injury, Advanced Neuro Surgery was notorious for not returning phone calls and flat out lied. I made the biggest mistake of my life letting...Read More
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When I was refereed to Dr. Santiago Figuerero I couldn't walk I was operated on November 2, 2012 since then I have recuperated so well that I don't have any more pain and problems with my spine. He is a master physician and I highly recommend him to all. Sincerely, Ivan Becerra
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